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kennedy. >> first, discovery hostages speak with oprah winfrey. we will tell you about it when abc 7 news returns in >> former president jimmy carter is accusing edward kennedy of delaying health-care reform for years. carter says that registration fell through because kennedy did so out of spite. kennedy later fought the health care legislation for nearly spree decades. health care did reform for months after his death. >>> the california man charged with harassing nancy pelosi reached a plea deal today. he admits to making harassing phone calls. he spoke directly to nancy pelosi, spreading to destroy her home. exchange -- he will spend 21 months in prison. coming up, a toddler, in a videotape, a sequence of events that led to -- >> to of the three discovery hostages talk about the ordeal. host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? did the little piggy cry wee wee wee all the way home? piggy: weeeeeee, weeeeeee, weeeeeee, weeeee weeeeeeee. mom: max. ...maxwell! piggy: yeah? mom: you're home. piggy: oh,cool, thanks mrs. a. anncr: geico. 15 minutes coul
. >> another democratic president, jimmy carter, out sharply criticizing the late senator ted kennedy, about a year after his death. carter saying americans could have had comprehensive health care coverage decades ago if kennedy had not blocked a plan that carter proposed. back then, the massachusetts senator kennedy unsuccessfully challenged carter for the 1980 democratic presidential nomination. carter then lost, of course, to ronald reagan. in an interview with "60 minutes," former president carter revisits his decades-old bitterness as part of a promotion for his latest book "white house diary." >> the fact is we would have had comprehensive health care now had it not been for ted kennedy's deliberately blocking the legislation i proposed in 1978 or '79. >> you blame teddy for the failure? >> exactly. >> health case, his issue. >> exactly. it was his fault. ted kennedy killed the bill. >> just to spite you? is that -- that's the implication. >> that's the implication. he did not want to see me have a major success in that realm of american life. >> and there's even more in the book. but
feelings about the late ted kennedy, his take on barack obama and the hostage crisis in iran that probably cost him a second term. what's changed in the 30 years since he left office? jimmy carter in his last hour-long interview with me next on "larry king live." >>> good evening, we're in new york with jimmy cart, the 13th president of the united states, the nobel prize laureate and founder of the carter center, best selling author and his new book "white house diary" an extraordinary collection. you kept the diary and now you reveal it? >> well, i thought i would wait 30 years. >> why wait? >>. >> well, it was highly personal, i thought i would never let it be published. but i saw there were issues i faced that obama has to face today and also i thought it was good to have somewhere on the historical record just the actual day by day thoughts and dreams and failures and successes and impression of other people that are still quite fresh in people's minds. so those are the main things i want wanted to point out. were you before the presy a diary keeper? >> no, i never d as a matter of fac
is accusing late senator edward kennedy of delaying health reform for a year. he said kennedy killed the bill out of spite. kennedy later challenged and lost to carter the democratic party nomination. >> several inches of rain on the yucatan peninsula flooding streets and knocking down trees and causing power outages there. carl was just upgraded to a category 3 storm. >> it is 4:50. we have 67 degrees. >> still to come a little bit later. we're going to introduce you to a man who just doesn't know the meaning of the word quit. >> first another check of traffic and weather every 10 >> 4:53. happy friday morning. yesterday, 91 the high temp. that's at reagan national. at dulles we made it to 85. still, a warm day yesterday. only .03 inch of rain in the bucket at reagan national. we really needed the showers. where we needed it the most up in parts of west virginia and western maryland, that's where we got it. as much as a half-inch. dry weather forecast today all the way through the middle part of next week. we'll start the day with some clouds. becoming sunshine. gradual clearing as well. hig
of the cheers. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when they are daughter kennedy came home from classes, demonstrated the routine. tesch says when she went to the coach and general manager to express her concern, she got the runaround. oovept we'll, managers of the detroit-area cheerleading squad reportedly removed the girl from the squad, adding they are keeping the 20-year-old cheer. >> and the lyrics are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shack our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock, and right away the next day i addressed it with the coach and the general manager of the wolverines. >> tesch says other cheered leading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. again, that's watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> you're saying you've heard much worse over the years. >> i think i have. >> 5:37, 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- scientists find a link be
the kennedy center. and we invited a few people to speak, along with david barton and i. then we filled the kennedy center with preachers pastors and rabbis. i think we had 2,000 of them er or something like that and we filled the rest of the kennedy center with nowheral people. in fact, was anybody in the audience? tickets were really hard to come by. we have been playing it at insider extreme at glennbeck.com. but this is, people said that attended said it was better than the 8-28 event. because it really was the nuts and bolts of spirituality and what we need to do. when alveda king walked in, she looked pretty beat up that night. she was under threat and everything else for standing with me on the stage the next day. she walked in the kennedy center. i was walking toward the stage. she walked in and she looked tired. i said alveda, get ready. you're going too feel it here. she stood there for a few minutes and we talked and she walked backstage and she said i do feel something happening. she told me the next day as she was getting ready to walk on stage, she said glenn beck, the nex
and then last friday, 8/27, the night before, my wife and i rented the kennedy center and we invited a few people to speak along with david barten and i. then we filled the kennedy center with preachers, pastors, and rabbis. i think we had about 2,000 of them, or something like that. then we filled the rest of the kennedy center with just people, normal people. in fact, was anybody in that audience? you two were in that audience? tickets were really hard to come by. and we have been playing it now on insider extreme at glenn beck.com. but this is -- people said that attended this was better than the 8/28 event because it really was the nuts and bolts of spirituality and what weee needo do. whenke alveda king walked in. she looked pretty beat up that night. she was under threat and everything else for standing on stage with me the next day. she walked into the kennedy center. she looked so tired and i said alveda, get ready because you are going to feel it here. there for just a few minutes and we talked. and she walked back stage and she said would've, i do feel something happening. she to
for conservatives a week ago? three decades after kennedy challenged carter for the nomination, in 1980, carter says we could have had comprehensive health care reform in the '70s, but kennedy wanted to deny ca carter any success. >>> do republicans think she's presidential? or even vice presidential material? just answer the question, please. let's start with this brave, new republican party and what it means for 2012. let's take a look at something pretty pa they will thetic. here's mitt romney. >> if only he had in fact been transparent and bipartisan, then perhaps he could have delivered on his promise of yes, we can. instead, we know all too well that no, he didn't. >> oh, my god. richard wolfe. >> it's so sad. >> he's a smart guy, a business guy, a good family man. trying to act like someone he isn't. he's not a raging rebel against the system. he's not a tea partier. >> if he tries a new character, which may be persona number five or six, he's going to have to stick to who he is. economic issues, which are his number one thing. that's what people care about. >> he was pro-choice, then said he
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the night bobby kennedy is killed, and you're 12 years old, david? i was then. you've grown since then. you were 12 years old, and you were a volunteer with the bobby kennedy campaign. (bender) the presidential campaign in '68. (paulson) in california? mm-hmm. (paulson) and you were with rosemary clooney as well? well, she was-- i met her that night, and she was performing that night as artists-- she was one of those who had campaigned for robert kennedy. a lot of artists went out on the campaign trail for candidates, and i was with her that night. and actually, at the moment that senator kennedy was shot, i remember that it was the last time i've seen her, which was 32 years ago. she was supposed to sing at the overflow room downstairs, and the senator was supposed to exit one side of the stage where-- to see rosemary clooney, and at the last minute-- you can hear it on the tape. someone says, "this way, senator." and he goes the other way. what happened that night was obviously, for a kid-- i remember seeing people in shock, and i--you know, when you're 12, you've never seen that. i didn'
. officials may vote this evening to close kennedy high school and two elementary schools. if kennedy closes there is more on the line than just schooling. safety could be as well. alan wang is live in richmond tonight where, alan, a marathon city council meeting goes on. >> yeah, dan. the city council chambers are packed, and the item is still up for discussion and awaiting a vote. this would be the second time the city of richmond is being asked to donate $1.5 million to keep these schools open. olinda and grant elementary schools are on the chopping block, but the closing of kennedy high is attracting the most concern. school officials and parents argue kennedy high school is a small learning community. test scores are up. but what is at stake is more than the loss of school. madeline croninberg says managing with different parts of town could spark more gang violence. rivalries between the north and central and south sides have been deadly. >> we have had kids gunned down at bus stops just two weeks ago down at second and mcdonald. around the corner at east shore park we saw a kid get ki
of the responsibilities. >> larry: revealing bitter feelings about the late ted kennedy, his take on barack obama and the hostage crisis in iran that probably cost him a second term. when's changed in the 30 years since he left office? jimmy carter in his last hour-long interview with me next on "larry king live." >> larry: good evening. we're in new york with jimmy carter, the 39th president of the united states. the nobel prize law raut and co-founder of the carter center. best-selling author and new book, "white house diary." an extraordinary collection published. you kept a diary and now you're revealing it? >> well, i thought i'd wait 30 years and do it. >> larry: why wait? >> well, it was highly personal when i wrote it i never thought i would let it be published but i re-read it a few years ago and saw there were so many things that are pertinent today and also i thought it was good to have somewhere on the historical record just the actual day by day thoughts and dreams and ideas and failures and successes and impressions of other people that are still quite fresh in people's minds so tho
of the nixon, kennedy, presidential debate, plus some things you may not know about what happened behind the scenes, that story coming up. [ male announcer ] gladys has always loved the scent of gain aundry detergent. and the moment she set eyes on gain fabric softener.. she found herself overwhelmed with desire. ♪ ahhhhh, the things we do for love. the amazing scent of gain indetergent, fabric softener, and now in a dish soap too. wow. sniff sniff hooray! we're all striving for it. purina cat chow helps you nurture it in your cat with a full family of excellent nutrition and helpful resources. purina cat chow. share a better life. >> i'm julie banderas, this is the fox report hd. bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news now and a georgia mega church pastor speaking out after four men accused him of luring them into sexual relationships. bishop eddie long of the new bishop church telling his congregation he will fight the allegations, but he didn't go into any specifics, nor did he deny the allegations outright. the four men claiming in lawsuits that long used his position in
. kennedy faced off in the first televise the presidential debate. both would go on to occupy the oval office but the power of information put jfk there first. fox's eric shawn takes a look back. >> reporter: it simply changed the way we elect presidents. 70million americans watch as john f. kennedy and richard m. nixon sparred in the first live televised debate. >> the question before is which point of view and which party do we want to lead the united states. >> i know what it means to be poor. >> the seventh game of the world series becomes those debates, particularly the first one. >> reporter: david petrusha is the author of the new book which examines the race and the debate's legacy. >> it is two men stripping down, going into the ring, one on one and each one hoping to bloody the other one. in 1960, there were four debates but it is the first one history remembers. those would watched television thought kennedy won. those who listened on radio gave the victory to nixon. >> nixon came in first. nixon had been ill. nixon had had a staphylococcus infection. he banged his knee gett
. >>> jimmy carter lays it all out on the table and lashes out against teddy kennedy. >>> it's a hit season of a show that everybody is talking about. >>> incumbent city state's attorney jessamy's campaign lost more ground today on the way of votes but her legal team now wants answers from elections officials. that story straight ahead. >>> sunny, dry pleasant weather on tap for the weekend. i'll have your complete weather forecast coming up next. [ male announcer ] the new subway flatbread breakfast sandwiches! like the new double bacon & cheese omelet sandwich! they're all new. toasty, tasty, and made to your order. so come and build your better breakfast today, at subway! ♪ storyteller: little miss muffet sat on a tuffet, eating her curds and whey. along came a burglar who broke into her home, and ransacked the place making off with several valuable tuffets. fortunately, geico had recently helped her with homeowners insurance. she got full replacement on her tuffets. the burglar was later captured when he was spotted with whey on his face. call geico and see how much you could save on
after the lion of the senate, why jimmy carter is criticizing the late ted kennedy. >>> and new england quarterback tom brady has a beef with patriots fans. brady wasn't happy when he looked up into the stands sunday and saw half the seats empty in the 4th quarter. the pats play the jets next. brady said he doubts the jets fans leave their home games early.  >>> mcdonald's lashing out at a commercial that links the fast food chain to heart disease. the committee for responsible medicine shows a grieving widow weeping over the body of a man with a half eaten hamburger. mcdonald's say it's misleading and it's up to the customers to make smart food choices. >>> president jimmy carter said americans could have had healthcare a lot sooner but he said senator kennedy blocked efforts to get his efforts past. kennedy who championed healthcare reform during his senate career died last year. >>> a coffee chain does an about face. shawn yancy has that and more in your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight starbucks had a change of heart. no. 5, the cough giant is reversing i
against kennedy. the next -- the next time around, 1964, republicans threw out all the establishment people, all the leaders of their party and nominated barry goldwater. as i have said many times, a very good man and someone far to the right of the mainstream of the republican party. they'd lost in a landslide. same thing happened to democrats in 1972. they threw out all the establishment candidate -- people, leaders in their party, big city mayors like dick daly and nominated a very good man, george mcgovern, but someone far to the left of the mainstream of their party and they lost in a landslide and that's what's bothering the establishment republicans right now, they're worried are they headed to something like that in 2012? >> take a right -- take to the edge of the abyss, as it were. but that becomes the question. if you're the republicans, how do you -- because who's undeniable is passion and motivation of the supporters of the tea party folks. if you're the republicans srks there an a way to harness the energy? >> you're right. these people are committed. a lot of tea party
think t.v. hasn't made a difference the kennedy nixon debate. the presidency on the line everyone talks about today. and on t.v. for the first time they were. take a look at how much it really mattered. >> plus no dogs allowed even if you are disabled. find out why a service animal got kicked out of a mall. >> we started out with showers in a few of the neighborhoods. but things are starting to increase rain-wise. wet weather hitting parts of the area to the west as well as to the east. how long will it stick around and what more will we get? i will have the answers coming up with the full forecast. stay with us. fox 5 news at 10 will be back right after the break. -9 . >> well, despite all of the drama the skins started out the season on a good night and things changed. >> quickly things changed. and the game didn't start so good. got exciting for a minute. >> last week they should have beaten the texans. today they dug themselves a hole and it was too late. >> it is called the weekend news at 10 with maureen and will. >> today was a bad loss against a team that had a history of losing
best. a career home run number 350 for adam dunn. the nationals keep the pressure on. kennedy. garrett jones cannot. we are still in the fourth. not in time. kennedy scores. fireworks, as a matter of fact. ryan zimmerman in the middle. they walked over the pittsburgh pirates. >> we have been playing good for the last couple of weeks. we had something on defense, but for the most part, we have been playing better defense. >> the orioles and the rays in camden yards. to the plate. here comes the throw. the slide. nick markakis at the plate. right up the middle. center field. he makes it in, standing up. a three-run scored. that is very, very amazing. the orioles go on to win. that is unusual. it the final, 8-7. and sunday night, fedex field, the redskins against w cowboys'. terrence austin, selvish capers, and others. and good news from shanahan. donovan mcnabb will be starting. he will be in the opener against the cowboys. and in the u.s. open tennis tournament in flushing, new york. in the second, venus williams knows how to exploit a mistake. she goes on to the quarterfinals. let's go
president jimmy carter has harsh words for ted kennedy in an upcoming cbs 60 minutes interview. he said the former senator killed his own efforts at health care some 30 years ago. >> the fact is that we would have had sxrensive health care now had it not been for ted kennedy's deliberately blocking the legislation i proposed in 1978 or '79. >> you blame teddy for the failure. >> exactly. >> health care, his issue. >> exactly. it was his fault. ted kennedy killed the bill. >> carter said kennedy killed the bill out of spite because he didn't want carter to have a major policy success. he called the senator who died last summer irresponsible and abusive all part of his new book. you can see the full interview with the former president this sunday night on "60 minutes" at 7:00, 6:00 central. straight ahead, your friday morning weather forecast. and in sports, up and in. ooh, to the face. a frightening moment in chicago. we'll talk about it coming up. ♪ [ female announcer ] the best way to tell how great you look is in your jeans. drop a jean size in two weeks with the special k challenge
will be decided oddly enough by the city council. abc 7's terry mcsweeney is live at kennedy high school which is on the chopping block. >> tonight is the night we find if the city council is going to step up with extra money and keep kennedy high school from closing. take a look at pictures we have of kennedy high school right now. closing kennedy and two other schools would save the west contra costa unified school district $1.5 million. its only hope is to have the city council come through with the money. >> if the city of richmond does not approve $1.5 million, then the board will take immediate action to close the school and send kids off to other schools like richmond high or el cerrito high. >> and the city does have some money all of a sudden. originally settled with chevron for $114 million over a ten-year period. that's because of unpaid utility taxes. so the ball is in the city council's court. if it does not approve the money, 900 students would be affected including those at grant and owe linda elementary. the city manager is recommending keeping the schools open at least a year,
don't feel like a part of the school. >> reporter: that's what's worrying her fellow kennedy high students the most right now. their awaiting the richmond city council's decision on whether to close kennedy as well as the elementary schools in june. if they close, students at each of the schools will be sent to other schools in the west contra costa school district. the english teacher says the other high schools aren't close enough to serve these students. many of whom are struggling to escape the pitfalls of richmond's notorious iron triangle. >> a lot of them are economically challenged. they are not going to be bussed. they're going to have to find their own way to get there and that's a hardship for the parents. >> reporter: but city council says state budget cuts make it virtually impossible to keep all the schools opened. the city has threatened to shut down kennedy and other schools poert the last few years but came up with an additional $3 million for the last school year and the current one. they say the financial well is dry and now it's time to vote on which path to ta
in the social security building with her husband and steph an kennedy. it's been a privilege to meet these people. just recently, i found this statue of roosevelt. is over looks oslow harbor. they revere roosevelt, because of what they learned from the new deal about how to build a civil society. they didn't get rid of it, they expanded it. just like other scandinavian countries are consistently rated as the happiest in the world. the new deal continues to live on there. thank you. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. w3 >> i am very happy to be here. i feel very honored to have been asked to interpret this poem and make it a song. it's funny because something like two days before he asked me to do this, i was thinking to myself, i wonder what it would be like to write a song to the poetry. the reason i love the poem that we chose is because everything that i love in this poem, it's different, but, it has this magic in it and it's what you heard in spanis
council is voting whether to close the high school and 2 element the ri schools. if kennedy high closes, it would be the first time in 23 years that a high school in west contra costa county shut its doors. allen wong is live in richmond with the very latest on the crucial evening. >>reporter: kennedy high would be the largest of the schools on the chopping block and second time that the city of richmond is being asked to ante up 1.5 million dollars to keep kennedy open. school officials and parents argue that it is a small learning community. test scores are up. but it is not just what is at stake more than the loss of a 62. west contra costa county school officials say merging kennedy with student from different parts of town could spark more gang violence. police say a lot of the street violence in richmond is associated with where a person lives. approximately 1,000 students from kennedy hay live mostly on the southide of richmond. the students here are north side and richmond high student come from central and san pablo area. school officials say the largest merge would occ
be gone but eunice kennedy shriver's legacy lives on. today her memory is being honored with the declaration of the first-ever eunice kennedy shriver day and we're lucky enough this morning to be joined by 2005 her grandchildren in their first exclusive interview. molly shriver and caroline shriver, ages 1 and 13 p.m. ladies thanks you f joining us this morning. what is this day about? >> it's a day to honor my grandmother and help kids with speci needs. >> how many people did your grandmother want to touch? >> sthoeptd touch everybody. >> she had a goal of touching over 200 million people. tell me about your shirts. >> this is eks which is eunice kennedy shver and then has a plus at the end which is to add everybody, to include everybody. >> include everybody. you're wearing button. i hadn't seen that behind your hair. it says euce kennedy shriver. >> i was look at the special olympicswebsite. everybody writes every day paying tribute to your grandmother. it's once in a million years that you find a person of the caliber of mrs. shriver. i prefer to call her mom. what d
listened to you. there was a president by the name of john f. kennedy who said, let's cut taxes to get the economy again. it worked. there's a president by the name of reagan who did the same thing. there's a bipartisan economic formula for success. a $3.8 billion tax increase is the wrong way to go for this country. >> what kind of deficits -- i remember it well. we doubled the national debt under ronald reagan. why do you think that is a good record? >> kennedy -- kennedy said tax increases will not get the deficit and debt down and not create jobs. he knew it kills jobs. seems to me that the party of kennedy has gone far astray from his principles. >> already had an opportunity. >> i would ask that the conservative democrats join the republicans and what president kennedy stood for. >> congresswoman wasserman-schultz, the senate won't let there be a vote so this isn't going to go anywhere, so it's all academic is what you're arguing? >> excuse me, mike, my turn, please. >> i'll give you that. >> who we're arguing is "a" the republicans have already had their turn at this. we've had
kennedy the weather dog. >>> and holly is getting a taste of chile this morning. how can you get in on this fun? we'll tell you about it. [ female announcer ] this is a strawberry pop tart. but this is warm, fresh-baked strawberry toaster strudel. [ music ] see the difference? pillsbury toaster strudel, the one kids want to eat. and these are the ones you'll love on a school night pillsbury ham and cheese crescents with just a few ingredients, you have an easy to make dinner. they're crescents for the other 364. try them tonight. >>> training your dog or puppy to be obedient is one of the best things you can do. it opens up a line of communication but it can be difficult and tough unless you have some guidance. and joining us now with great tips is dawn silvia staffo witz author and first trainer to the first dog bo obama. >> absolutely. >> welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> we are a lot of dog lovers around here. >> it seems so. >> and everybody loves a well- behaved dog. you want to take them out in public and not jump on people, but all of that takes building a relationsh
is still ready to cheer on the redskins. check out his team gear. kennedy's mom tells us he is a redskins fan but he did watch the viking game last night too and there is eye good reason for that. because his mom, sara, happens to be from minnesota. she had on her purple yesterday. >> hopefully, kennedy had better luck in his picks on sunday than last night. >> i bet if kennedy was brought out on to the field at half time, he would get big cheers. people love him. >> how long do you think it would take him to actually walk aross the field? >> that would be the entire half heim? >> that would be monday morning. >> he doesn't like us talking about him like that. >> you mention the redskins cowboys game. dave ross, you guys were talking about that since 2000, the cowboys have won 14 out of 20 dames. it has not been much after rivalry for the rivalry to be hot, both teams have to be pretty well matched like it was way back in the day. hopefully, this will be the start of the rebirth of the rivalry. >> certainly a closer match this year than what we've seen the last couple of years. >> the cow
the presidency, this was talking to doris after he was out of office. the nightmare was of bobby kennedy leading a mob accusing him of being a traitor, coward, weakling if he left vietnam. of course, bobby had been somewhat hawkish, so johnson had a reason to fear the hawkish side of bobby. johnson didn't trust or understand him. just as that fear of goldwater, he feared bobby would criticize him if he pulled out of vietnam, just a glorious misunderstanding. he was so worried about showing courage in vietnam, and yet he had displayed immense courage in the civil rights bills, knowing that he was risking losing the south, which he did. host: let's listen to president johnson talking with robert kennedy in 1964 about the civil rights bill. >> mr. president? >> yes. >> we had a meeting all day today with senator dirkson on the civil rights bill and feel that we have an agreement with him, with senator akin. >> congratulations. what does he think? can he get the votes? >> he thinks so. we'll have a meeting monday morning. >> are you in pretty good shape with the folks someday in the bill? >> we meet
kennedy. >> yeah, well let me... i'm not excusing it because this is what i wrote 31 years ago. when he and i and all of the other five chairman of committees in the house and senate that controlled health care collectively drafted a comprehensive health program, at the last minute-- in i think june of '72-- president kennedy withdrew his support and he was powerful enough to kill it. >> rose: senator kennedy? >> senator kennedy. excuse me. and you have to remember that was the time when he and i were in an intense campaign against each other because he was trying to knock me off as president and become president himself. so we were political antagonists and so he had either one of two reasons for killing a comprehensive health bill. someone he wanted to do it so i wouldn't have a victory that might be politically advantageous and the other one, which i'll give him the threat, that he saw himself as a soon to be president and under him he would have a health bill that would be more suitable to his own preference. >> rose: and how different is the health bill you wanted from the one that
by the city council. terry mcsweeney is live at kennedy high school which is on the chopping block. terry? >> yes. three schools, 900 students, dozens of faculty members will all be impacted by tonight's decision. the city council is being asked to provide $1.5 million to keep kennedy high, grant and the elementary school open. the school district like so many others have been hit hard by state budget cuts, turning to the city for money now, also declining enrollment. the city of richmond does have money, money coming in from the next ten years from a utility tax settlement. >> i feel a small part of that money be allocated towards keeping schools open. >> i can count on one hand probably the number of high schools in the east bay that have closed in the last 50 or 60 years. it's not common. >> now, the very same three schools were on the chopping block one year ago. the city came through to save them at that time. part of the problem as i mentioned, declining enrollment. four other schools were closed last year. now, the city and the school district are feeling if there's a good way to d
decision. >> they need to stop messing with the school and people need to start supporting kennedy. >> reporter: rosie is tired of learning that she may be forced to leave kennedy enrichment and finish her high school education at other schools. >> the teachers and everything have been nice to me, helping me out, helping me to like prepare for college and stuff like that so i don't want to leave them behind. >> reporter: richmond city council will decide tonight whether to close kennedy and grant and olinda elementary schools when the school year ends in june. state budget cuts have made it impossible to keep all the schools open. the city has threatened to shut down kennedy and other schools for three years but came up with an additional $3 million for last school year and this one and now the city says there's no money left. >> tonight is a big vote and a big step. we know that in the past we haven't seen a lot of high schools close, so this happening is a big, big deal tonight. >> reporter: 1,000 students attend kennedy and many are struggling to escape the pitfalls of the notor
york a scary emergency landing of a delta flight at kennedy airport saturday night. the landing gear wouldn't go down. a passenger captured that landing on cell phone video. dave karlin from our new york affiliate wcbs reports. >> reporter: video from delta passenger chase beensonberg includes the pilot's voice and three dreaded words. >> brace for impact. >> to say there would be an emergency landing, it was tense, very tense. >> reporter: flight 4951 was to go from atlanta to white plains because re-routed to kennedy after the pilot informed the control tower the right landing gear was not working. >> the right gear is stuck up. the other two are down. >> reporter: inside the cabin, 60 passengers, a few sobbing, many praying as a flight attend dent urgently repeated this command. >> heads down. stay down. heads down. stay down. >> here's the position. heads down here and i'm holding the camera in my phone not trying to get quality. i don't know if we are going to slam and go crazy so i'm not looking up. >> reporter: his co-worker was across the aisle, closest to the wing where the
not like him. duncan kennedy, bbc news. >> this is "gmt" from "bbc world news." headlines, a major report says that africa has made extraordinary progress over the last few years but still needs billions more in aid. the u.s. and european union say that the turkish constitutional votes for constitutional changes are a step in the right direction. aaron is here with good news for europe in business terms? >> absolutely. the economy is growing faster than expected. countries that use the euro are expected to grow 1.7% this year, which is a big jump on the original forecast of 0.9%. the grim state of spain was highlighted, it is expected to remain in recession, shrinking this year. ben, let's start with the good news. the commission says that the european economy is definitely on the path to recovery. some of the best news is domestic demand being up, that is great news. >> it is worth reminding everyone why that is important. looking into the next six months it is expected that international global demand for european products will decrease. it is also really important because germany's dom
. duncan kennedy reports from rome. theast week's pilgrimage of pope to united kingdom has acted like a tonic to british and many other catholics, restoring confidence where despair lurked. but there is news that this man, ettore gotti tedeschi, senior banking official of the catholic hierarchy has been placed under investigation. he is the head of the vatican bank, and he is suspected of failing to reveal information about funds passing through accounts. italian spoke for the need for the police inquiry to be confidential. >> with all banks, they have huge power. whether it is the vatican bank or any other bank. they had excessive power. >> i think no one should be above the law, and i hope they can work it out. if the money is due the country of italy, then it should be paid. >> the vatican has quickly come to ettore gotti tedeschi's support, saying it is perplexed and astonished at the investigation. and the holy see expresses the maximum confidence in the president and his chief executive. the vatican says they have been trying to be more transparent about their accounts for some
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